Joerg Steinmann

Paracelsus Medical University

Joerg Steinmann, MD, is Professor of Microbiology and Hygiene at the Paracelsus Medical University, Nuremberg, Germany and the Director of the Institute of Clinical Hygiene, Medical Microbiology and Infectiology at the Hospital Nürnberg.

He received his medical degree (2005) from the Justus-Liebig University Giessen. In 2007 he moved to the University Hospital Essen, became in 2012 a specialist for Medical Microbiology, Virology and Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases and habilitated in 2014.

His research interests are laboratory diagnosis of fungal infections including molecular based methods, antifungal susceptibility testing, resistance mechanisms against antifungals and fungal biofilms.

Joerg Steinmann is a reviewer for several scientific journals and Editorial Board member of Reviews in Medical Microbiology. He is involved in the ISHAM working groups Fungal Respiratory Infections in Cystic Fibrosis, Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium and Aspergillus Resistance.

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